Saturday, January 11, 2014

2014 GOLDEN GLOBES: Predicting The Winners

The 2014 Golden Globes are being held in Los Angeles on Sunday, hosted by Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, broadcast on ABC at 8pm. Although there is an infinitesimal group of people who vote on the winners, it is true that Golden Globe winners often go on to win Academy Awards so it is worth paying attention to them.

Here are the nominees in the film categories for the Golden Globe awards:
Best Drama 
12 Years a Slave
Captain Phillips 
SHOULD WIN: 12 Years a Slave 
WILL WIN: Gravity 

Best Musical/Comedy 
American Hustle 
Inside Lleweyn Davis 
The Wolf of Wall Street 
SHOULD WIN: American Hustle 
WILL WIN: American Hustle 

Best Director 
Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity 
Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips 
Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave 
Alexander Payne, Nebraska 
David O. Russell, American Hustle 
SHOULD WIN: Alfonso Cuaron 
WILL WIN: Alfonso Cuaron 

Best Actress in a Drama 
Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine 
Sandra Bullock, Gravity 
Judi Dench, Philomena 
Emma Thompson, Saving Mr. Banks 
Kate Winslet, Labor Day 
SHOULD WIN: Cate Blanchett 
WILL WIN: Cate Blanchett 

Best Actor in a Drama 
Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years a Slave 
Idris Elba, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom 
Tom Hanks, Captain Phillips 
Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyer’s Club 
Robert Redford, All Is Lost 
SHOULD WIN: Chiwetel Ejiofor 
WILL WIN: Matthew McConaughey 

Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy 
Christian Bale, American Hustle 
Bruce Dern, Nebraska 
Leonardo Di Caprio, The Wolf of Wall Street 
Oscar Isaac, Inside Llewyn Davis 
Joaquin Phoenix, Her 
SHOULD WIN: Joaquin Phoenix
WILL WIN: Leonardo Di Caprio

Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy 
Amy Adams, American Hustle 
Julie Delpy, Before Midnight 
Greta Gerwig, Frances Ha 
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Enough Said 
Meryl Streep, August: Osage County 
SHOULD WIN: Amy Adams 
WILL WIN: Amy Adams 

Best Supporting Actress 
Sally Hawkins, Blue Jasmine 
Jennifer Lawrence, American Hustle 
Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave 
Julia Roberts, August: Osage County 
June Squibb, Nebraska 
SHOULD WIN: Lupita Nyong’o 
WILL WIN: Jennifer Lawrence 

Best Supporting Actor 
Barkhad Abdi, Captain Phillips 
Daniel Bruhl, Rush 
Bradley Cooper, American Hustle
Michael Fassbender, 12 Years a Slave 
Jared Leto, Dallas Buyer’s Club 
SHOULD WIN: Jared Leto 
WILL WIN: Jared Leto 

Best Screenplay 
Spike Jonze, Her 
Bob Nelson, Nebraska 
Jeff Pope/Steve Coogan, Philomena
John Ridley, 12 Years a Slave 
Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell, American Hustle 
SHOULD WIN: John Ridley 
WILL WIN: John Ridley
The Oscar nominations for the 86th annual Academy Awards will happen next Thursday, January 16, 2014. The Oscar ceremony is on March 2, 2014. 

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